Smurfit Kappa Group Dividend yield

 Price  33.24
 Dividend  1.23
 Earnings  3.26
 Cash-flow  4.82
 Book value  16.62
 Equity  15.45

Smurfit Kappa Group is part of General Industrials business, which is part of Industrials industry. Smurfit Kappa Group is a company from Ireland, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Smurfit Kappa Group stock dividend

Smurfit Kappa Group paid a total dividend of 320 million GBP last year, for a market value of 8,642 millions (Market Cap 8,647 millions). Smurfit Kappa Group dividend per share is 1.23 GBP, and his stock market price 33.24 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Smurfit Kappa Group has a dividend yield of 3.70%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Ireland. It is also bigger than average of Industrials industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Smurfit Kappa Group stocks dividend with other General Industrials companies or other of the high Ireland dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Smurfit Kappa Group

Smurfit Kappa Group Dividend Payout

About the ability of Smurfit Kappa Group to maintain his current dividend of GBP 1.23 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.70%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Smurfit Kappa Group payout on ernings is currently 37.73%, which is lower than the market average, but higher than companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.34% and 37.26% respectively. Both figures show that Smurfit Kappa Group is in a good position to keep maintaining his dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Smurfit Kappa Group is GBP 4.82 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 1.23, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Smurfit Kappa Group, compared againt world market average, Ireland companies, Industrials industry and General Industrials sector companies.

Smurfit Kappa Group payout

Smurfit Kappa Group Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Smurfit Kappa Group's dividend stock, both in percentage and in EUR, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  EUR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Smurfit Kappa Group dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Ireland stocks and that of the General Industrials stocks.

Smurfit Kappa Group stock dividend history

Smurfit Kappa Group Stock performance

Finally, last moth Smurfit Kappa Group showed a return of 7.20% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.39% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 14.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Ireland and General Industrials firms.

Smurfit Kappa Group stock and market return